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The Philadlephia Phillies break their 23 game losing streak return to Philadelphia... Still hold the record...
August 22, 1961
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 22, 1961 On page 34 is a three-column wide headline banner "Phillies, Winners at Last, Get Heroes' Welcome" over a 5.25 x 5 inch photo of "Gene Mauch, manager of the Philadelphia Phillies, is carried on the shoulders of loyal Philadelphia fans who waited at Philadelphia's International Airport for team to arrive." Additional text is unde... See More
August 23, 1952
LOS ANGELES TIMES, EXTRA, August 23, 1952
* Bakersfield, California
* Earthquake disaster
The front p]age has a great banner headline in large, bold lettering: "GREAT QUAKE IN BAKERSFIELD" with subhead. (see) Nice to have in this West Coast title, rare as such.
Incomplete issue containing 6 of the 12 pages of the 1st section only, nice for display as such.... See More
July 1, 1783
THE LONDON CHRONICLE, England, July 1, 1783
* Closing events in the Revolutionary War
Page 2 has: "Orders" to Loyalists dated at Headquarters, New York, May 26, 1783 noting: "All persons desirous to leave New York are to give in their names at the Adj. General's Office before the 7th of June next with a list of their families, expressing the place of their former res... See More
January 23, 1862
THE DAILY DELTA, New Orleans, Louisiana, Jan. 23, 1862
* Rare Confederate title from the deep South
* News from Richmond, Pensacola, forts Henry & Donelson
Front page has: "Letter From Richmond" "From Pensacola". Inside has: "The Government & the War" "Late Northern Intelligence""From Our Army in the West" "Affairs at Forts Hen... See More
January 9, 1866
A rare document for the 28th Indiana Colored Regiment dated January 9, 1866.
"Quarterly Return Of Ordnance & Ordnance Stores received, issued, and remaining on hand in Company G, 28th Regiment, U.S. Colored Infantry."
This document has a lengthy list of military ordnance and accoutrements with penned notations of the quantity accounted for (see photos). The front panel notes th... See More
June 1, 1864
THE CRISIS, Columbus, Ohio, June 1, 1864
* Samuel Medary arrested
* Best title to be had (rare)
A notable issue as the front page has good content reporting on the arrest of Samuel Medary, the publisher of this newspaper. The first article is: "Is It Revolution! -- More Arrests" followed by: "Liberty Lies Sunned & Bleeding From Assassin Blows & Wounds!" whi... See More
October 14, 1916
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, Oct. 14, 1916 The entire front page is taken up with an illustration captioned: "Animated Cartoons In the Making: Filming the Successive Drawings." showing a man doing just that. An inside page is entirely devoted to: "Animated Cartoons in the Making--How 16,000 Drawings are Prepared & Photographed in Producing 1000 Feet of Motion Picture Fil... See More
July 30, 1743
THE CHRISTIAN HISTORY, Boston, Massachusetts, July 30, 1743
* Rare colonial periodical
This was the very first successful magazine in America, preceded by just a few magazines which lasted but a couple of issues--one of which was by Ben Franklin. Even this title lasted but a few short years.
As the subtitle reads: "Containing Accounts of the Propagation & Revival of Religio... See More
July 10, 1876
THE NEW YORK TIMES, July 10, 1876
* Jesse James Gang... Younger Brothers
* Otterville, Missouri Train robbery
The front page has: "The Missouri Railroad Robbers" with subheads: "Bodies of Men in Pursuit of the Outlaws--Their Capture Hourly Expected--The Adams Express Company's Loss" with some details, and closing with: "...There is reason to believe that t... See More
April 4, 1882
FITCHBURG DAILY SENTINEL, Massachusetts, April 4, 1882
* Jesse James assassination
* Robert & Charles Ford
* St. Joseph, Missouri
Page two contains a significant report of the shooting of noted outlaw Jesse James by two former James Gang members, Charles and Robert Ford. The report is headed: "Jesse James Killed" and reads in part: "...from St. Joseph says: &... See More
April 30, 1862
DAILY RICHMOND EXAMINER, Virginia, April 30, 1862
* Fall of New Orleans, Louisiana
* Admiral David Farragut
* From the capital of the Confederacy
A very historic report as page 3 contains an early account of the fall of New Orleans to the Yankees, which obviously was a solemn admonition for a Confederate newspaper. The report is taken from Yankee sources with the top of a page 3 colu... See More
December 26, 1768
THE BOSTON CHRONICLE, Dec. 26, 1768
* Pro-British American publication
* Boston is causing trouble
The publisher of this newspaper had Loyalist leanings, causing its demise before the formal outbreak of the Revolutionary War.
All of pages 1 & 2 are taken up with a continued report on: "Voltaire on History". Page 3 has: "The Opinions of the Ministers of the colony o... See More
May 28, 1726
MIST'S WEEKLY JOURNAL, London, May 28, 1726
* Very rare mention of Woman pirates
* Rare 18th century title
The back page contains a neat advertisement (see) for a book just published, which is: "A General History of the PYRATES, from their first settlement in the island of Providence to the present time; with the remarkable actions and adventures of the two Female Pyrates Ma... See More
June 4, 1889
MEMPHIS APPEAL, Tennessee, June 4, 1889
* The great Johnstown flood of 1889
* South Fork Dam collapse
Most of the front page it taken up with reports on the historic Johnstown [Pa.] Flood with first column heads including: "NO END TO IT" "The Story of Johnstown Not Half Told" "The Mind of Man Cannot Conceive the Horrors of It" "The Press Acknow... See More
December 23, 1775
PENNSYLVANIA EVENING POST, Philadelphia, Dec. 23, 1775 Front page report mentions the meeting of a Provincial Congress in Charlestown, South Carolina. Interesting ftpg. letter concerning a runaway slave on board a British ship. Pg. 2 has political reports from New York & Philadelphia, including mention that: "...pursue every measure which the Congress may recommend to them a... See More
April 21, 1865
CHARLESTON COURIER, South Carolina, April 21, 1865
* Post death report of a speech given by President Lincoln
* Coverage of his
An early issue of this newspaper under Yankee control, as Sherman occupied this significant Confederate city on February 18. This is "new series" volume 1, number 48.
The front page has: "Our Victories" "Important Speech of Preside... See More
October 28, 1871
ARIZONA CITIZEN, Tucson, Pima County, A.T. (Arizona Territory), October 28, 1871
* Very rare title
A very early & rare title from Southern Arizona, published 41 years before Arizona would become a state. Our records indicate this is the earliest date of this title we have offered in memory, the previous earliest dated 1874.
Inside has: "The Apache War" "Colyer's Canad... See More
March 13, 1875
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 13, 1875. This 16 page issue is in nice condition and contains illustrations of the latest inventions of the day including the following inventions: EARLY TAXIDERMY - ANIMAL TRAP - SAFETY GOVERNOR - STEAM TRAP & Much More. These illustrations also have text that goes along with them. Very interesting advertisements as well, back in the day when many of the ... See More
March 4, 1876
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN, New York, March 4, 1876 The ftpg. shows: "An Australian Man-Of-War" with a related article. Inside print: "Professor Reuss' Telephone" with article; "the Invention of the Telephone" , a crane mounted on a railroad car, and various other articles with prints.
Sixteen pages, good condition.
February 27, 1993
DAILY NEWS, New York, NY, February 27, 1993
* 1st attack on World trade Center
* In a NYC paper
This 32 page newspaper contains news of the day and interesting advertisements throughout including the following featured material: Reports on the 1993 World Trade Center Bombing which was the first act of terrorism against the buildings which failed.
Nice to have from a New Yo... See More
Item #666976HARPER'S MONTHLY, New York, NY, December, 1867
* Lengthy article re: Charles Darwin
* Children's nurseries on Randall's Island w/ illustrations
The two most noteworthy items within this issue are: "DARWIN AND DOMESTICATION" - a 5+ page article regarding Charles Darwin, and "THE NURSERIES ON RANDALL'S ISLAND" - a 16 page article with multiple images provid... See More
April 1, 1911
THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, April 1, 1911 The cover has a decorative, displayable, color cover of birds in flight from a painting by C. Coles Phillips. It would look great framed. The inside of the cover has a full page ad sponsored by the Cream of Wheat Co., "THE COOKING LESSON", from a painting by W. V. Cahill. Also found within is page of color doll cut-outs (not... See More
September 1, 1910
THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, September 1, 1910 The cover has a decorative, displayable, color cover of a young woman dressed for an outing by Harrison Fisher. It would look great framed. The back cover has a wonderful full page ad for Kellogg's Corn Flakes. The inside has period color cut-outs for dolls. Other prints are found throughout.
The issue measures approx. 11&quo... See More
October 15, 1910
THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, October 15, 1910 The cover has a decorative, displayable, color cover of a young woman by Henry Hutt. It would look great framed. For those who appreciate turn-of-the-century fashion, located within are 4 pages of vignettes showing various woman's hats of the era. Additional color and B&W prints.
The issue measures approx. 11" by 16&q... See More
January 1, 1912
THE LADIES' HOME JOURNAL, Philadelphia, January, 1912 The cover has a decorative, displayable, color cover of a young girl. It would look great framed. Additional color and B&W prints are found within. See images for details. For those who appreciate turn-of-the-century advertising, the full page Gold Medal flour ad is particularly nice. An interesting article for a Girl's Club s... See More
March 20, 1875
ST. LOUIS DAILY GLOBE, March 20, 1875
* Tiburcio Vasquez execution death (1st report)
* Los Angeles, California outlaw bandit
A great issue as the first column of the front page is mostly taken up with: "TIBURCIO VASQUEZ" "The Noted California Bandit Executed at San Jose" "His Splendid Nerve Maintained Him to the Last" "History of His Life and Blood... See More
January 27, 1970
THE SPRINGFIELD UNION, Springfield, Massachusetts, January 27, 1970
* Terry Bradshaw - Louisiana Tech Bulldogs
* Pittsburgh Steelers 1st pick in draft (day of)
This 34 page newspaper has a three column headline on page 22: "Do Steelers Want Bradshaw ?" with caption "Answer Comes Today"
Coverage on the NFL draft in which Terry Bradshaw was likely to be the first ... See More
February 7, 1891
THE CLEVELAND GAZETTE, Ohio, Feb. 7, 1891 A rare & rather early newspaper for the African-American citizens of the Cleveland area. Page 2 notes: "The Cleveland Gazette is the oldest, & has the largest bona fide circulation of any newspaper in the interest of the Colored People, published in the state of Ohio...".
Not surprisingly most of the content is focused on African-America... See More
September 12, 1768
THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Sept. 12, 1768 The ftpg. has an article concerning the Indians in the New Orleans vicinity. Page 2 has a report from Boston headed "America" concerning ships "...hovering round Castle William as if there was the greatest danger of its being attacked at a time of profound peace." and then other reports from Philadelphia and New York, the lat... See More
September 16, 1837
NILE'S NATIONAL REGISTER, Washington D.C., Sept. 16, 1837 On the third page under "Use Of Bowie Knives" is the text of an "act" passed by the legislature of Alabama. The first section of the act states that: "...if any person carrying any knife or weapon, known as Bowie knives...on a sudden recounter, shall cut or stab another with such knife, by reason of which ... See More
February 17, 1803
GAZETTE OF THE UNITED STATES, Philadelphia, Feb. 17, 1803 The back page has a terrific & quite detailed notice headed: "DICKINSON COLLEGE" which details the stringent requirements of the students, and that: "...trustees & professors are equally solicitous that the seminary should be placed on a respectable footing & that as complete an education should be obtained ... See More
March 10, 1930
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, March 10, 1930 The front page has a one column heading: "Ruth Puts His Name On The Dotted Line" which begins: "Babe Ruth today signed a contract to play with the N.Y. Yankees for two more years at an annual stipend of $80,000..." with more.
The front page has 3 3 column headline on the death of President William Taft: "NATION MO... See More
May 18, 1948
TAUNTON DAILY GAZETTE, Massachusetts, May 18, 1948 The front page has a two column head: "Jews Say Acre Surrenders, 500 Arab Troops Drown" with notable text that includes: "Russia recognized Israel...".
History would show Russia to be the first major power to formally recognize Israeli statehood.
Complete in 12 pages, nice condition.
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October 2, 1847
DAILY NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, D.C., Oct. 2, 1847
* Looking back at the origin of the Mexican War
Half of page 2 is taken up with a very lengthy article: "On The Origin of the War", referring to the on-going Mexican-American War.
Much reporting from the war is on page 3 with: "Unwelcome News From Mexico" "Correspondence of the Mobile Herald&qu... See More
Item #657568THE GLOCESTER JOURNAL, England, Dec. 28, 1767
* Early Southern America reporting
(currently spelled Gloucester) Page 3 has a paragraph: "A letter from Williamsburgh, in Virginia...says 'There is scarce any history, antient or modern, which affords an account of such a rapid & sudden increase of inhabitants in a back frontier country as that of North Carolina. ...that... See More
July 4, 1681
THE LONDON GAZETTE, England, July 4, 1681
* Popish Plot
Both pages contains several letters in praise of the King, with several references to the Popish Plot, the made-up accusation that Catholic leaders had conspired to kill Charles II. A pg. 2 letter mentions: "...to change the monarchy into a Commonwealth, and again, to banish or extirpate the Royal family & bring us into b... See More
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